“Cesar Millan’s Short Guide To A Happy Dog” by Cesar Millan gives 98 essential tips and techniques to help you select and keep the dog that fits with you and your family.
Is the most notorious serial killer the one who walks the dark dingy city streets preying on women? No. Charlie Cullen is a nurse who has been implicated in the murder of 300 of his patients. His career spanned 16 years and included nine hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. “The Good Nurse, A True Story Of Medicine, Madness, And Murder” by Charles Graeber tells the story.
“The Insurance Game” by Abrendal Austin sheds light on the insurance business. The information she gives will help the reader make an enlightened choice about their insurance dollars.
The final “Sookie Stackhouse Novel” is out; “Dead Ever After” by Charlaine Harris. There are secrets in Bon Temps, a paranormal world of vampires, friends both living and undead. Don’t forget a murder to which Sookie is accused of committing.
Tracie Peterson has another book in the “Land Of Shining Water” series. “The Quarryman’s Bride” tells the story of Emmalyne Knox, a daughter who must forego marriage to take care of her elderly parents. Years later she crosses the path of Tavin MacLachlan, the man she was going marry. Will their circumstances change when they realize their feelings for each other are strong.
New Non Fiction
“Good For You, Easy Healthy Recipes For Every Day” by Dana Jacobi is a cookbook that focuses on plant–based ingredients to build meals. Eating healthy has never been simpler.
“Chinese For Dummies” By Dr. Wendy Abraham is a fast and easy way to learn to speak Mandarin Chinese. It includes a cd with more than 25 conversations that give you a chance to listen and mimic Chinese pronunciation, pitch and inflection.
“Lessons From The Heartland, A Turbulent Half-Century Of Public Education In An Iconic American City” by Barbara J. Miner is a narrative that incorporates the racially fraught history of public education in Milwaukee and the broader history of a nation that is struggling to follow its conscience.
“Last Stand, Ted Turner’s Quest To Save A Troubled Planet” by Todd Wilkinson shares the vision of the media mogul to improve the condition of the earth by the combination of philanthropy, ecology,
humanitarianism and capitalism.
“Limping Through Life, A Farm Boy’s Memoir” is the latest book by popular Wisconsin author Jerry Apps. This is his most personal book to date; he tells how the polio he contracted at age twelve affected the path of his life. He explores the way his world changed and the adjustments he had to make.
Just in time for summer grilling is “Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction” by Food Network chef Bobby Flay. The book extends barbecue skills to the “low-and-slow barbecue” and “the intoxicating flavors of wood smoke”. The book also includes recipes for flavorful side dishes to compliment the grilled masterpieces.
“Bunker Hill, A City, A Siege, A Revolution” by Nathaniel Philbrick recounts America’swar for independence and some the larger than life characters that made it possible. The book presents the varying ideologies and personalities of the people who decided to take up arms against their own country.
“Gettysburg, Turning Point Of The Civil War” is the 150th Anniversary Tribute edition published by Time Home Entertainment. It includes detailed accounts of each of the three days of the battle in addition to many vintage pictures.
The Obituary Writer” by Ann Hood is a story about two women who live in different eras. Claire, a young wife and mother during the 1960’s is debating whether she should stay in a loveless marriage. Decades earlier, Vivian Lowe, an obituary writer, is searching for her lover who disappeared during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The surprising connection they have will change one of them in an extraordinary way.
In 1898 Trudy leaves the comfort of home to follow Oskar, to a remote lighthouse on the wild coast of California. What she finds is a life caught between the ocean and a wild isolated land. In the unfamiliar place, Trudy finds that things aren’t as she anticipated, especially after she finds out what hides among the rocks. “The Edge Of The Earth” by the author of “Drowning Ruth”, Christina Schwarz.
Fans of Science fiction take note! There is a new Novel in the General Series; “The Heretic” is the latest offering from Tony Daniel and David Drake. Duisberg is plunged into darkness by the collapse of the galactic republic. Duisberg remains in an uneasy balance between civilization and barbarism. A good read for those who enjoy military science fiction.
Stephen Booth, author of “The Devil’s Edge” has a new selection. “Dead And Buried” is a mystery that combines arson, burglary and murder to create a story that will catch the most seasoned mystery reader off guard.
The library has large print versions of popular titles.
“Daddy’s Gone A Hunting” is the latest mystery by Mary Higgins Clark. Kate and Hannah Connelly are sisters whose lives are threatened by a dark secret. Their family-owned furniture business burns down in the middle of the night. The questions that follow shed a new light on people and who they claim to be.